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July 24, 1958 - Image 3

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Braves Regain League Lead;
Phils Hand Giants Double Loss
By The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE-The Milwaukee PhIlies-Gants, 3-2, 2-0
Braved vaulted back into first PHILADELPHIA - Harry An-
place in the National League last derson, the man whowas supposed
night with a 6-0 conquest of the to be ducksoup for southpaws,
St. Louis Cardinals, stopped n treated a pair of pretty good
t. LouseCadinaulstoppedhng lefties, like country cousins last
the spectacular two-hit pitching nihLshshmernadsnl
of youthful Joey Jay who faced h hiaelphia smle\
only29 attrs.helped the Philadelphia Phillies
The Braves climbed back into win two games 3-2 and 2-0 from
the league lead when the Giants the San Francisco Giants. The
lost two games to the Philadel- ou ofet p ed the Gial
phia Phillies and fell a full gamerh
behind the defending champions. League.
Jay lost his bid for a no-hitter Robin Roberts, the Phillies
after retiring 13 Cards In order, stylish right-hander earned his
aftr rtirng 3 ard inordr.ninth win in the suspended game, at
The first hit was Gene Freese's while n in thurlededig1me,
single in the fifth, as his infield while Semproch hurled his 12th
smash bounded off the glove of victory, a five-hit shutout i the
Eddie Mathews. regulation contest.
The right-hander then retired Yankees 16, Tigers 4
13 more Cardinals before Don
Blasingame beat out another in Yan continued the treme EARLY WYNN
field hit In the ninth. dous assaailt against the Detroit . . loses cunning
Tigers last night, pounding four lick. He had given the Indians a
T F *@* Tiger hurlers for a 16-4 triumph. 1-0 lead in the second inning with
s O tlS The league leaders smashed 18 his fourth homer of the season.
hits and routed their old nemesis
Frank Lary after six innings. Orioles 6, Chisox 4
licn cger Art Ditmar received credit for CHICAGO - The Baltimore
his sixth victory against one loss Orioles routed Early Wynn in a
but needed ninth inning help from riotous four-run ninth inning yes-
Johnny Kucks when the Tigers terday to defeat the Chicago
There was no doubt the "or else" pushed across four runs and White Sox 6-4.
Ineant the ax. turned back Ditmar's bid for his The 38-year-old Wynn appeared
Relaxed Salesman first shutout in more than two on his way to an easy 4-2 victory.
Why then did Sawyer want to years. He had allowed only four hits, one
leave the relaxing eight hour a The Yankee barrage included Joe Ginsberg's first home run of
lay job of selling golf balls for Mickey Mantle's 25th home run, the year with a man on base and
he ulcers of a big league dug- Yogi Berra's 15th and Norm Sie- had struck out seven men. Then
)ut, especially when he already burn's 9th. he lost his cunning and was
had the experience? It couldn't * * * soundly hit for the winning runs.
e money. The Sawyer family is Indians 5, Senators 3
omfortably fixed. CLEVELAND - Russ Nixon
The 47-year-old Sawyer, sur- drove in three runs and Jim Aceidents H urt
ounded by his wife, Polly, and (Mudcat) Grant won his first
wo teenaged daughters, pondered game in more than a month lastT a 1
he question. night with a five-hitter as Cleve- T raC Team
Itch and Challenge land beat the Washington Sena-
"I guess you would have to say tors 5-3, MOSCOW ()-Three of Ameri-
,s a combination of the baseball Nixon's two-run double in the cas' star track and field perform-
t'h a n tion he sall seventh inning broke a 3-3 dead ers nursed injuries yesterday as
"I guess, too, that I want to they pointed to the giant weekend
,rove something. After all, no- .dual meet, with the hand-picked
)ody likes to leave a job unfin- team from the Soviet Union.
shed." L.LgLr zLag~u The injured athletes were Rafer
Sawyer, of course, referred to *Johnson of Los Angeles, the na-
is dismissal in mid-season, 1952 Sreatd t gs tional decathlon champion, suffer-
iy the Phillies (ie 1ing a weak knee; Tom Courtney
.,' of Livingston, N.J., middle dis-
"I left the Phillies for one rea- o iigtn .. ideds
I ly. We wen't w ng You AMERICAN LEAGUE* tance runner who hurt his back in
son only. We weren't winning. You W L Pt. 'GB a ;diving accident, and Harold
night say I left by mutual agree- New York L 4 t. B adCvng accident, han Hrold
nent. Bob Carpenter, Phillies Boston 47 42 .528 12 Connolly, world hammer throw
Baltimore 43 45 .489 15 record holder from Boston, who
resident, and I talked things over Chicago 44 47 .484 16
nd agreedthat for the. best in- Detroit 42 46 .477 16 has a separated shoulder.
Kansas city 42 46 .477 161,, The United States is favored in
;erest of the club a; change was Cleveland 42 50 .457 18/ the men's competition, mainly on
eeded. Maybe somebody else Washington 39 52 .429 21
NATIONAL LEAGUE* superiority in sprints and field
Tould perk things up. W L Pct. GB eet.TeAeia oe'
"I know some people and writ- San Francisco 50 38 .56 - events. The American womens
. Milwaukee 49 38 .563 ? team, made up mostly of athletes
rs said I was too easy going, Chicago 46 45 .505 5% from Tennessee A&I in Nashville,
an my club like a school teacher St. Louis 42 44 .488 7
Cincinnati 41 46 .471 81 Tenn., are not conceded much
,nd that my players lost respect Philadelphia 39 44 .470 8% chance against the hardy, power-
or me as a manager. That's just Los Angeles 41 47 .466s.
omePittsburgh 41 47 .466 9 ful Russian women.
tuff needed to fill out a story," TODAY'S GAMES
No Fun to Lose New York at Detroit - Larsen
(7-4) vs. Bunning (8-6).
"We were losing. Losing is no Boston at Kansas City - Sullivan
(83) vs. Grim (0-1).
un for me. It was no fun for Bob, Washington at cieveland-GriggsG LA
o we decided to call it quits," (3-7) vs. Bell (3-4).
aid the scholarly Sawyer. (3-6) or Pappas (6-3) vs. Wilson.
The natural question of most NATIONAL LEAGUE .r
would club San Francisco athihlp-a(2
'aseball fans is why would a club twi-night) W hingtn (8-5)
ring back a manager it fired for and Monzant (6-7). . Sanford
sing to take over a club which (6-9) and Morehesad (0-1). -y
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh-Drys-
till was losing. dale (4-10) vs. Witt (2-2) or Law A
It's no secret that Sawyer did (St Louis at Milwaukee - Jones
magnificent job in 1950. He (7-7) vs. Spahn (12-6).
ok a club nobody fancied as a iga(4-0)atvs. Newcombe (2-9) DIAL NO 2-3136
ennant winner and coaxed, ca- *does not include last night's games
oled and kidded it into believing
n itself. The Phillies management NOW SHOWING
elieve he can do it again. ":.with this
I thee
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